AUTHOR | MARK TWAIN



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Mark Twain | Writer, lecturer



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Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called 'The Great American Novel'.
Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. After an apprenticeship with a printer, Twain worked as a typesetter and contributed articles to the newspaper of his older brother, Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before heading west to join Orion in Nevada. He referred humorously to his singular lack of success at mining, turning to journalism for the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise. In 1865, his humorous story, 'The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County', was published, based on a story he heard at Angels Hotel in Angels Camp, California, where he had spent some time as a min


Born: 1835-11-30

Born in: Florida, Missouri, U.S.

Died: 1910-04-21







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In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way t...

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Yes - en I's rich now, come to look at it. I owns my...

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There are those who scoff at the schoolboy, calling ...

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I'll not go where there is any of that sort of thing...

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The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog.

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Nothing exists; all is a dream. God–man–the world–th...

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Behold, the fool saith, 'Put not all thine eggs in t...

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To believe yourself brave is to be brave; it is the ...

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The difference between the right word and the almost...

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Human nature is all alike.

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So I learned then, that gold in it's native state is...

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The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his ...

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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not...

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Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before the...

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The Bible has noble poetry in it... and some good mo...

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The perfection of wisdom, and the end of true philos...

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Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die ...

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You can't pray a lie–I found that out.

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If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember an...

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It is curious that physical courage should be so com...

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